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D08C8C58760AF4808725883A005B293B Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB22-197

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
Date May 6, 2022      
Location HCR 0107



SB22-197 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole

10:35:45 AM  
Representative Bacon, bill sponsor, presented Senate Bill 22-197, Innovation School Zones With Alternative Governance. The bill allows innovation schools to operate with alternative governance and establishes a dispute resolution process when innovation schools with an alternative governance and school boards have disagreements.
10:37:17 AM  
Representative Bacon distributed amendments L.013 (Attachment A), L.014 (Attachment B), and L.015 (Attachment C).
10:47:25 AM  
The bill sponsor responded to questions from the committee.
10:51:34 AM  
Alex Magana, representing himself, testified in support of the bill. Bonifacio Sanchez Flores, representing himself, testified in support of the bill. Cynthia Rivera, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
11:01:16 AM  
Tim Hernandez, representing
Denver Classroom Teacher's Association, testified to amend the bill. Alexander
Nelson, representing Denver Classroom Teacher's Association, testified
to amend the billl.
11:07:10 AM  
Frank Coyne, representing himself, testified in support of the bill. Amanda Knezovich, representing Denver Green School - SE, testified in support of the bill. Kristopher Blythe, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
11:16:42 AM  
Dawn Fritz, representing Colorado Parent Teacher Association, testified in opposition to the bill. Eliza Hamrick, representing Advocates For Public Education Policy, testified in opposition to the bill. Radhika Nath, representing herself, testified in opposition to the bill.
11:25:49 AM  
Brandon Shields, representing himself, testified in support of the bill. Brent Applebaum, representing himself, testified in support of the bill. Meredith Brown, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
11:37:32 AM  
Robert Gould, representing Denver Classroom Teachers' Association, testified to amend the bill.
11:39:03 AM  
Mr. Gould responded to questions from the committee.
11:41:40 AM  
Katie Shively, representing Valdez Elementary, testified in support of the bill. Maria Matos, representing Valdez Elementary, testified in support of the bill. Larry Blackshear, representing Colorado Succeeds, testified in support of the bill. Bailey Holyfield, representing Luminary Learning Network, testified in support of the bill.


12:01:39 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.013 (Attachment A)
Moved Kipp
Seconded Michaelson Jenet
Baisley
Caraveo
Exum
Geitner
Kipp
Larson
Michaelson Jenet
Young
McLachlan
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


12:02:11 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.014 (Attachment B)
Moved Kipp
Seconded Michaelson Jenet
Baisley
Caraveo
Exum
Geitner
Kipp
Larson
Michaelson Jenet
Young
McLachlan
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


12:03:04 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.015 (Attachment C)
Moved Kipp
Seconded Michaelson Jenet
Baisley No
Caraveo Yes
Exum Yes
Geitner No
Kipp Yes
Larson No
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Young Yes
McLachlan Yes
YES: 6   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
12:03:05 PM  
The committee took a brief recess.
12:21:19 PM  
The committee came back to order.
12:21:27 PM  
Representative Bacon provided closing remarks on the bill.
12:27:29 PM  
The committee provided closing remarks on the bill.


12:37:09 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 22-197, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Michaelson Jenet
Seconded McLachlan
Baisley Yes
Caraveo No
Exum Yes
Geitner Yes
Kipp No
Larson Yes
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Young Yes
McLachlan Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS